Brehm named Pitcher of the Week

Caroline Brehm  2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Caroline Brehm 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – Caroline Brehm (Hanover, Pa./New Oxford), a freshman on the McDaniel softball team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Pitcher of the Week for the week of Apr. 16-22.

It marks the third time this season she has earned the honor.

Brehm pitched a pair of shutouts on Saturday, leading the Green Terror (20-8, 12-2 CC) to a doubleheader sweep of Gettysburg. In the 9-0 game-one win, she fanned nine batters in just five innings before sitting down 11 in a 2-0 nightcap victory to give her 20 strikeouts on the day. She allowed just four hits and one walk in 12 innings of work.

For the season, she has 256 strikeouts in 140 1/3 innings pitched. She has a 1.25 ERA.

McDaniel returns to action at Hood on Tuesday. The first game of the doubleheader begins at 3 p.m.